PGP encryption public key sent as a *.xlsx file.

Posted on 2009-12-30
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I was sent a public PGP key in the form of an xlsx file. Is that file format usable in PGP?
Question by:machine_run
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    As far as I know, it's not usable in PGP.
    The PGP keys would typically have the extension: .pgp, .asc, .txt

    If the .xlsx file sent to you is indeed a PGP public key, you MAY need to rename it to one of the extensions mentioned above before you can use it. Ideal way would be to call up the sender and confirm the status.

    Hope this helps.

    Warm regards,
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    by:Dave Howe
    repeated from your other duplicate post....

    can you post the file here so we can check to see what it is?
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